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Queensland Explore Centre - Miles

Miles Visitor Information Centre

Miles Visitor Information Centre shares it's front door with one of Australia's finest historical museums, Miles Historical Village Museum. Open 364 days a year, we offer you all your tourism essentials as well as the opportunity to wander through our unique museum set amongst the recreated streetscape from yesteryear. Whether it's discovering the world of your ancestors or rediscovering the times of your own youth. Miles Historical Village Museum and Visitor Information Centre will definitely give you a day to remember.

Opening Hours:

9.00am – 4:30pm 

Emerald Explore Centre, Photo credit Jesse Lindeman Photo credit: Jesse Lindeman

What We Offer:

  • Tourism information
  • Entry to attached museum
  • Booking accommodation
  • Phone ahead service
  • Virtual reality display

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Miles Historical Village Museum - history comes alive in a remarkable streetscape of authentic and replica buildings from the pioneering era.
2. Dogwood Crossing - John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery An architecturally stunning building with 7 metre tall stylised bottle trees forming a colonnade down the centre
3. Chinaman's Lagoon - the waterlilies are significant as they are a species of rare tropical waterlily extinct in its natural habitat and now only surviving in a handful of locations throughout Australia, of which Chinaman's Lagoon is one.
4. Dogwood Creek walking track - you can also ParkRun here at each Saturday on the 5km track.
5. ANZAC park - home to a very rare WWII gun, ANZAC park is also home to Driver Reviver in Miles and an awesome kids park
6. Fishing at Dogwood Creek or Condamine River
7. Caliguel Lagoon - this is one of the go places around the Western Downs. Just sit back and enjoy the scenery.
8. Possum Park - quirky, historic and one of the coolest places to stay.
9. Back to the Bush Festival held biannually in September, this festival bring to life all things country
10. Miles - Gurulmundi Wildflower tour - one of the most spectacular self-drives around. Enjoy all that nature displays in September each year.

Contact us:

Phone: 07 4627 1492
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Website: www.westerndownsqueensland.com.au